Police ID possible suspect who forcibly fondled Walmart employee

K-9 track turns up no clues in firearm robbery; man fires handgun through sunroof.

Following is a sample from the Federal Way police log:

Dec. 10

Firearm robbery: At 4:31 a.m. at 4615 SW 320th St., officers responded to a report of a recent armed robbery at the 7-Eleven. A K-9 track was initiated and the subjects were not located.

Trespass: At 2140 SW 356th St., officers responded to a trespass complaint where two people were sleeping in their motorhome within a private commercial parking lot. The property manager indicated that the two have been advised several times to leave and not come back. The couple was served no trespassing notices and they left the property without incident.

Involuntary committal: At noon in the 1900 block of S. Commons, police found the subject huffing Enddust cleaner. They observed two empty cans next to her. The suspect became assaultive when an officer took the can away from her and she stated she wanted to die when police detained her. The Commons mall security reported the incident.

Package theft: At 11:15 a.m. in the 33200 block of 32nd Place SW, the victim called 911 to report he observed an unknown person approach his porch and steal a package that had been delivered two minutes before. The victim watched this via video from his phone. The package contained possible clothing worth an unknown amount. He described the suspect as a male with dark clothing and a dark hood. The victim did not have the video available but said he would email it to police when he was able to.

Weapons offense: At 3:10 p.m. in the 30611 16th Ave. S., school security interviewed the subject after a fight. Security removed a knife from one of the students involved in the fight and gave it to police.

Strong arm robbery: At 4:45 p.m. at 32945 Pacific Highway S., officers responded to reports of a strong arm robbery near Grocery Outlet.

Weapons offense: At 11:13 p.m. at 31524 28th Ave. S., a witness observed a blue four-door sedan driving slowly northbound on 28th Avenue South past the listed address. The driver and lone occupant was seen firing a handgun straight up in the air out of the vehicle’s open sunroof before speeding away. Two casings were recovered from the roadway and booked as evidence. There may be possible surveillance video from cameras listed at the address.

Dec. 8

Deceased person: At 10:49 a.m. in the 4100 block of SW 315th St., police responded for a death investigation. King County Medical Examiner responded to the scene.

Recovered stolen vehicle: At 1:51 p.m. at 1928 S. Commons, Washington State Patrol reported to dispatch that a 911 caller stated they saw a male pointing a gun at a pedestrian at an on-ramp to I-5 from Kent Des Moines Road. The caller followed the vehicle to The Commons mall. Police found four people of “interest” but no suspects. The stolen vehicle was towed and left in front of the evidence building. Police are investigating the case.

Eluding police: At 10:18 a.m. at 2535 S. 320th St., officers conducted a traffic stop with a vehicle. After police learned the identity of the driver of the vehicle, they found a felony warrant. The driver fled away at a high rate of speed. Charges are being forwarded to the prosecutor.

Sex offense, forcible fondling: At 11:33 a.m. at 1900 S. 314th St., a Walmart employee reported a male subject touched her inappropriately. The male grabbed the victim’s hips and brushed his genital region on her butt. The male was gone prior to police arrival. Police identified a possible suspect.

Trespass: At 1:30 p.m. at 2301 S. 292nd St., officers and the city’s Parks Department followed up on a homeless camp complaint at Laurelwood Park and located a large encampment that was in violation of parks rules. Two subjects were issue trespass bans. The Parks Department will conduct a cleanup at the location at a later date.

Trespass: At 2 p.m. at 2645 S. 312th St., officers walked through the Laurelwood Park transient camp. After this incident employees of the city’s Parks Department stated they believed there was a possible transient camp in the area of the Steel Lake Annex. When officer discovered the camp, they found nine unoccupied tents. They immediately left notices to vacate on the tents.

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